Sustainable Fisheries Scheme

This scheme is specifically designed to assist all those directly involved or soon to be involved in implementing the landing obligation.

The Sustainable Fisheries Scheme is established under Union Priority 1 (Sustainable Fisheries) of Ireland’s Operational Programme under the European Maritime and Fisheries Fund 2014 – 2020, co-funded by the Government of Ireland and the European Commission.

Please note

Sustainable Fisheries Scheme Part C is temporarily closed pending a review. Parts A and B of the Sustainable Fisheries Scheme are open.

Who is Eligible Who is Eligible

What is Funded What is Funded

Projects supported under this scheme will in every case:

Specifically the scheme will support the following Projects:

For full grant criteria please read the application form

How to Apply - Part A (Public Interest Projects) How to Apply - Part A (Public Interest Projects)


Download the Application Form

The Sustainable Fisheries Scheme – Part A (Public Interest Projects).




Submit Completed Application Form and Relevant Documents

Send the completed application:

  • by post: Investment Services, BIM, Crofton Rd. Dun Laoghaire, Co. Dublin
  • by email: your application to 

How to Apply – Part B (Fleet Improvement Projects) How to Apply – Part B (Fleet Improvement Projects)


Electronic Application

Apply online on Grant Electronics Management System




Please note

Completed applications will be accepted on a first-come, first-served basis.  The scheme will remain open subject to funding being available.

For more information on Part A: Public Interest Projects & Part C contact Marie Christie.

For information on Part B: Fleet Improvement Projects contact Kevin McCoole.

Please note the following items will not be grand aided under the current (June 2021)  version of the scheme.

Contact us:

Investment Services Executive

Marie Christie

Grants Coordinator

Kevin McCoole